It has long been suspected that nuclear weapons flown on B-52s and B-47s during the Cold War were involved in mid-air mishaps and accidents that resulted in bombs being dropped over the United States. CNN and Fox reported this week that the National Security Archives revealed that in 1961, one B-52’s wing came off in […]
Radio interview with Tony Vanderwarker – Jan 2014, regarding his latests book: “Writing With The Master”, a book describing his experience with writing a book under the mentorship of John Grisham.
So here’s a prompt on how to write. Here’s the thing. Barbara O’Neal wrote it. “Writers write. They write and write and write and write, until they write themselves into their own understanding of who they are and what they bring to the page.” Took me fifteen years of write, write, write until I wrote […]
Now let’s come up with a prompt on what to write. Everyone of us has a little voice deep inside that’s formed by our upbringing, experience, education and years of just slogging through life. That voice is what makes every one of us special with a unique view of the world. My voice is definitely […]
How Tony Vanderwarker pulled it off is an amazing story. First he wrote a book about the experience of writing a thriller under the guidance of master storyteller John Grisham. With passages from his novel alternating with Grisham’s comments and critiques, Writing With The Master is a master class in thriller writing as well a glimpse into […]
Tony Vanderwarker “sounds off” in a published article at Beyond The Margins, an online sounding board for published works. He savaged my first draft. Tore it to pieces, didn’t even read the whole thing. The manuscript he returned to me looked like a flock of chickens with inked feet had tromped over it, whole sections […]